Keynote and Plenary Speakers
Jannis Androutsopoulos (Universität Hamburg)
Tobias Blanke (King’s College London)
Tobias Blanke is a Professor in Social and Cultural Informatics in the Department of Digital Humanities and current Head of Department. Tobias’ academic background is in philosophy and computer science. Before joining King’s, he held various positions in the digital industries. His particular research expertise is big data from heterogeneous social and cultural collections as well as the social shaping of technologies. Tobias works on several international projects and committees and in particular led on the research and development work of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure.
Among her recent publications are: Postcolonial Intellectuals in Europe (2018), Postcolonial Transitions in Europe (2016), The Postcolonial Cultural Industry (2014), Gender, Globalisation and Violence (2014) and Postcolonial Cinema Studies (2012),